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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Zwick

Director of Institute
Room: 3.40
Phone: +49 721 608 42522
Fax: +49 721 608 45027
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Institute of Radio Frequency Engineering and Electronics (IHE)
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Bldg 30.10
Kaiserstr. 12
D-76131 Karlsruhe


Thomas Zwick received the Dipl.-Ing. (M.S.E.E.) and the Dr.-Ing. (Ph.D.E.E.) degrees from the Universität Karlsruhe (TH), Germany, in 1994 and 1999, respectively. From 1994 to 2001 he was a research assistant at the Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik und Elektronik (IHE) at the Universität Karlsruhe (TH), Germany. In February 2001 he joined IBM as research staff member at the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA. From October 2004 to September 2007, Thomas Zwick was with Siemens AG, Lindau, Germany. During this period he managed the RF development team for automotive radars. In October 2007, he became a full professor at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany. He is the director of the Institut für Hochfrequenztechnik und Elektronik (IHE) at the KIT. 

Thomas Zwick is author or co-author of over 200 technical papers and 20 patents. Together with his team he received over 10 best paper awards on international conferences. He served on the technical program committees (TPC) of several scientific conferences. In 2013 Dr. Zwick was general chair of the international Workshop on Antenna Technology (iWAT 2013) in Karlsruhe and in 2015 of the IEEE MTT-S International Conference on Microwaves for Intelligent Mobility (ICMIM) in Heidelberg. He also was TPC chair of the European Microwave Conference (EuMC) 2013. In 2017 he will be General TPC Chair of European Microwave Week. From 2008 until 2015 he has been president of the Institute for Microwaves and Antennas (IMA). T. Zwick became selected as a distinguished microwave lecturer for the 2013 – 2015 period with his lecture on “QFN Based Packaging Concepts for Millimeter-Wave Transceivers”.

Thomas Zwick has experiences in

  • Radio Wave Propagation
  • Radio Channel Modeling & Measurement Techniques
  • Microwave Techniques
  • Wireless Communications
  • Antennas & Antenna Systems
  • Radar Technology (Radar Architectures, Signal Processing, Automotive and Industrial Applications)

For publications see Thomas’ Google Scholar Profile